Recently MCI has made it mandatory for all PG students and faculty to take Research Methods course from the academic year 2019 - 2020.
In order to improve the research skills of post-graduate (PG) students and faculty, the Board of Governors (BoG) has recommended a uniform research methodology course across the country. The online course, “Basic Course in Bio-medical Research”, will be offered by ICMR-National Institute of Epidemiology (ICMR-NIE), Chennai. The course will explain fundamental concepts in research methodology.
The course includes 23 topics covering conceptualization of a research study, epidemiological and bio-statistical considerations in designing a research study, planning and conducting a research study, writing a research protocol and publication ethics. The learning materials will include video lectures, presentation slides, reading materials, and assignments.
The candidates can enroll for the course from 1 August 2019. Candidates should have enrolled for the course at least one month prior to the opening of the registration for the examination.
Read more about the course syllabus, certification, etc. in the PDF attached below.
Source: MCI Website